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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS, AK
524 PM AKDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE FAIRBANKS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1904 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   08/05/1994
 LOW               21   08/30/1922
HIGHEST            79   08/13        81      -2       80  08/04
LOWEST             42   08/31        34       8       33  08/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.2              65.9     4.3     62.0
AVG. MINIMUM     52.1              46.4     5.7     47.1
MEAN             61.1              56.1     5.0     54.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.88   1930
 MINIMUM         0.24   2005
TOTALS           1.56              1.88   -0.32     2.58
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.06   -0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01        15              13.3     1.7       20
DAYS >= .10         5               6.0    -1.0        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.7    -0.7        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.73   07/31 TO 08/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            3.0   1922
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   08/29/1922 TO 08/29/1922
 SNOW DEPTH         0
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0                                  0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     118               281    -163      321
 SINCE 7/1        202               389    -187      425
COOLING TOTAL       8                 6       2        5
 SINCE 1/1         76                61      15       62
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/050    DATE  08/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/040    DATE  08/29

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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